Neonatal Nurses College

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Neonatal Nurses College Aotearoa

Neonatal Nurses College of Aotearoa (NNCA) is a college of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.

It has a committee of six to eight individuals elected from the membership that work to achieve the following objectives.

Objectives of the NNCA

  • To promote the networking of neonatal nurses, nationally and internationally.
  • To provide educational opportunities for Neonatal nurses and to disseminate information regarding neonatal educational programmes.
  • To support and encourage New Zealand neonatal nurses to contribute to the international body of neonatal knowledge.
  • To raise public awareness of issues relating to the care of neonates.
  • To ensure that the views of neonatal nurses are represented in relevant health policy issues.
  • To disseminate information to neonatal nurses throughout New Zealand via regular newsletters and electronic media
  • To develop / formalise standards and recommendations for neonatal nursing practice.

Neonatal Nurse of the Year Award - Fisher & Paykel Travel Scholarship


Once again Fisher & Paykel are offering a $2,000 Travel Scholarship for the 2016 Neonatal Nurse of the Year.

Please nominate your colleague who is doing an exemplary job as a neonatal nurse in his or her organisation, and/or the wider neonatal community. You may also self nominate, with the endorsement of a senior colleague or manager.

Please read the application documentation carefully and make sure that your application is complete. All applications must be received at the NZNO Office by 4pm on Friday 17 June 2016. These applications will be considered by the National Executive of NNCA at their meeting the following week.

Find out more on the 2016 Neonatal Nurse of the Year web page.

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